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Thibaut Pinot wins Tour of the Alps overall as Froome in Fourth place.

Thibaut Pinot wins Tour of the Alps overall as Froome in Fourth place.




       Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) sealed overall victory at the Tour of the Alps as Mark Padun (Bahrain-Merida) took a solo victory on the final stage.

It is a Very important race for me, For me, it's one of the greatest victories of my career," Pinot   said at the finish as Champion of 2018 Tour de Alps.


The Four-time Tour de France Champion Cristopher Froom claim 4th position overall general classification.





tour de alps 2018, winners, podium, losers, Thibaut Pinot, cristopher froom, mark padun.








The Tour of the Alps peloton took off of the medieval focus of Rattenberg under radiant skies for a 164.2km phase that included three risings of the move to Igls which will highlight nine times in the men's street race at the World Championships in September.


Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) fixed the general title at the 2018 Tour of the Alps, battling off assaults from his GC adversaries to arrive securely to the complete in Innsbruck.


Check Padun (Bahrain-Merida) guaranteed the stage win, soloing far from a gathering of GC riders with just shy of 4km to go and holding it to the complete, in spite of George Bennett (LottoNL-Jumbo) making interest.


Chris Froome (Team Sky) clutched the fourth position generally regardless of looking off the pace on the last of three risings of the Olympia Climb and getting dropped. He could connect back crosswise over to his opponents with the assistance of partner Kenny Elissonde.


Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) took third place, in general, to add to his stage two triumph, while Domenico Pozzovivo (Bahrain-Merida) affirmed second behind Pinot.


Froome additionally influenced two or three late surges to attempt to and hole the gathering, however, he was firmly stamped and at last, the GC riders could come in together and the standings stayed as they were in front of the last stage.



 2018 Tour de Alps Quotes.





"It's a very important race. Without a doubt, the Tour of the Alps is a mythical race for climbers, so for me to add it to my palmarès is amazing – and on top of that to do it against riders of the highest level. For me, it's one of the greatest victories of my career," Pinot said at the finish. 
"This was the perfect week. We had perfect weather and a perfect route and everything just went even better than I could imagine.






Overall Tour of the Alps 2018 Final general classification Winners-Losers-Results.




1 Thibaut Pinot (Fra) Groupama-FDJ, in 14-12-29
2 Domenico Pozzovivo (Ita) Bahrain-Merida, at 15s
3 Miguel Angel Lopez (Col) Astana Pro Team
4 Christopher Froome (GBr) Team Sky, at 16s
5 Fabio Aru (Ita) UAE Team Emirates, at 1-00
6 Luis León Sánchez (Spa) Astana Pro Team, at 1-19
7 George Bennett (NZl) LottoNL-Jumbo, at 1-33
8 Ben O’Connor (Aus) Dimension Data, at 1-35
9 Giulio Ciccone (Ita) Bardiani CSF, at 1-42
10 Jan Hirt (Cze) Astana Pro Team, at 1-48




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